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Asian Pacific Historic District Walking Tour

On the second Saturday of each month from 11am-12pm, hear from Amie Lee Garapich for FREE about the early history of the Museum downtown area in the late 1880’s and 1890’s. You will learn about pertinent places that are original ...
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Herstory: The Legal History of Chinese-American Women

The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum is excited to announce Herstory. This temporary exhibition will partner artifacts from the Museum’s permanent collection with a pictorial on the legal history of Chinese-American women, curated by legal historian and Attorney at Law, ...
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SDCHM Awarded a Grant by the Hwei-Chih and Julia Hsiu Endowment Fund at The San Diego Foundation

We are excited to announce that the San Diego Chinese Historical Society and Museum just received an award granted by the Hwei-Chih and Julia Hsiu Endowment Fund at The San Diego Foundation, to enhance our work sharing Chinese-American history, art ...
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YouTube Sensation Visits SDCHM for First-Ever Noodle Cook-Off

Click HERE to watch Mike Chen's Youtube video! The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum was thrilled about the success of their first Noodle Cook-Off, featuring special guest from the world-renowned Strictly Dumping YouTube page, Mike Chen. Millions of food enthusiasts ...
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The Museum is Looking for Docents/Volunteers

The Museum is looking for volunteers to work in the Museum and for docents during the week to give our Asian Pacific Historic District Walking Tours as well as to give tours of our Sun Yat Sen Memorial extension site ...
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San Diego Chinese Historical Museum Reports Attendance Boost Thanks to Comic-Con 2018

San Diego Chinese Historical Museum Reports Attendance Boost Thanks to Comic-Con 2018 July 26, 2018 San Diego, CA, July 26, 2018 - The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum (SDCHM) is proud to report a notable increase in visitor attendance due ...
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36th Annual San Diego Chinese New Year Fair

This year, we welcomed Year of the Dog with the 36th Annual San Diego Chinese New Year Fair in downtown San Diego. Although always an exciting and successful event, this year was spectacular in particular - we welcomed more then ...
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The Role of the Liberty Ship in WWII

By Murray K. Lee | SDCHM Curator of Chinese American History In 1942 at the beginning of WW-II, German U-Boats were operating off the U.S. Atlantic Coast and many merchant ships were torpedoed and sunk.  Winston Churchill told President Roosevelt ...
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